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How To Prevent Mosquito Breeding In Your Home

Mosquitoes are a very common problem in countries that are near the equator and during summer time in other countries. These countries have the most suitable weather conditions for mosquito breeding. Countries in African region and the Asian region have the highest number of deaths due to the mosquito related diseases. The weather condition is not the only reason to spread these diseases. Safety precautions are at a very low level in these countries where people don’t know the ways of spreading this mosquito related diseases. In addition to deceases mosquitoes have become a nuisance to humans as the mosquito bites are very itching. Hence, it is very important to consider about the preventive actions we could take to stop mosquito breeding. We must keep our gutter clean, we can use gum leaf gutter guard to avoid mosquito breeding.

Clean your garden routinely

We should keep our gardens clean the same as our homes because garden can create the most appropriate places for the mosquitoes to lay their eggs. We should not keep any place to accumulate water in the gardens because those are the places where mosquitoes lay their eggs. Female mosquito of ‘Aedes aegypti’ spreads the dengue fever and it is a very dangerous disease due to which lots of people have lost their lives. These ‘Aedes aegypti’ mosquitoes need very small amount of “clean” water to lay her eggs. Also these eggs can stay alive without water for more than two months. So always we should destroy the places where these types of mosquitoes lay their eggs. Trimming the bushes, hedges, lawns can also help prevent mosquito breeding as the wet and dark places are the most preferred places of mosquitoes. When you clear them sun light will get in and the mosquitoes will be eliminated to a greater extent

Places you do not notice much

In addition to the places you see where there are chances for mosquito breeding there are also places which you do not notice much and which are very dangerous to keep unnoticed. The gutters in the roofs are one such main place and have a professional roof cleaning service is very essential to prevent mosquito breeding. You might also have fresh flower vases in which you might have poured water to keep the freshnessof the flowers. You might not remember to remove the water inside such vases. You can put some salt crystals in to such vases to prevent mosquitoes laying eggs inside.

Use mosquito repellents

There are mosquito repellent methods and if you use them you can eliminate the mosquitoes from your places. There are mosquito repellent plants and some animals too which can help to get rid of mosquitoes. You can plant plants such as lavender and rosemary in your garden and have fish like minnows in your tanks to repel mosquitoes. Also you can spray the pesticides once in a while if the mosquitoes have become an intolerable pest.

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